Figure Skating

The future revisits the past through sports

Lake Placid, N.Y., was the site of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics, as well as the site of the 1972 FISU, World University Winter Games.

Recently, Lake Placid was selected as the host of the 2023 FISU Winter Games by the International University Sport Federation. Williamsburg can learn a lot from Lake Plaid’s experience.

The 11-day event is expected to attract more than 2.500 college athletes from 52 countries in sports such as hockey, figure skating, snowboarding, skiing and curling. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proclaimed the state is proud and fortunate to have both the natural and man-made resources required for the games and will look forward to welcoming athletes from...